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Tillis Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

Originally Published: U.S. Senate Written by: Sen.Thom Tillis WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored the First Step Act, bipartisan legislation to reform America’s criminal justice system. The First Step Act combines prison reform proposals that overwhelmingly

Local View: Prison reform bill needs passage

Originally Published: Lincoln Journal Star Written by: Robert Milligan & Heather Rice-Minus President Donald Trump, flanked by law enforcement officials and faith leaders, recently urged lawmakers to pass a criminal justice bill that would reform the federal prison system. “It’s

FIRST STEP deserves priority in the Senate’s lame duck session

Originally Published: Washington Examiner Written by: Craig DeRoche Do you feel safe walking down the street at night? Do you let your kids play in the front yard? These are the everyday, quality-of-life questions that, no matter how polarized our

Midlands Voices: Senate Must Pass First Step Act

Originally Published by: Omaha World-Herald Written by: Shon Hopwood & Dawinder S. Sidhu By every measure, the federal prison system is in crisis. Since 1980, the federal prison population has surged over 600 percent. Spending on federal prisons has ballooned

The criminal justice reform Trump can achieve without Congress

Originally Published: Washington Examiner Written by: Steven Nelson President Trump unveiled one of his top legislative priorities before Democrats take over the House of Representatives: passage of the First Step Act, which would reduce some prison sentences. Though he still

American Conservative Union Scores Win with Approval of ALEC Model Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2018 CONTACT: David Safavian or Kaitlin Owens PHONE: 202-347-9388 EMAIL: [email protected] [email protected] Dignity for Incarcerated Women Advances at ALEC American Conservative Union Scores Win with Approval of ALEC Model Policy Washington, D.C. – At the winter meeting of